Valentine Bible Verse Word Search for Kids

Enjoy this free download to help kids learn what the Scriptures say about LOVE. This PDF download featured 10 Bible verses about love. Pick from NIV, KJV, or ESV. This “word for word” search helps kids see that every word matters in God’s Word. Click here to download in NIV – or get the other translation options for this Valentine’s … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Valentine Children's Sermon (Matthew 5:21-37) Object Lesson

Valentine's Children Sermon

Use this Children’s Message around Valentine’s Day. The theme is “What is Love?” and uses common Valentine’s Day props for a Bible Object Lesson. Download the teaching notes below, gather your supplies, and watch our Children’s Sermon example video. “What is True Love?” Children’s Sermon Object Lesson for Valentine’s Day Main Objective: Children often hear about and talk about love … More Children’s Ministry Resources

God's "Sticky" Eternal Love – Valentine's Day Lesson for Kids

God’s love for us is extravagant, forever, and incomparable! In this lesson, “God’s ‘Sticky,’ Eternal Love,” children will explore the depth of God’s love for them through bible study, a sticky-note activity, and an energizing seek-and-find game. In addition, the children will learn that the “stickiness” of God’s love is secure, so we can live in assured obedience to his … More Children’s Ministry Resources

"New Hearts" Craft (Ezekiel 36:26) Tootsie Roll Pop

This is a great little craft that goes great with Mimi Bullock’s lesson “Valentine Object Lesson: Tootsie Roll Pop“. I loved Mimi’s lesson and we will be doing in this upcoming Sunday in our Wee Church class (2yrs – Kindergarten). That class, however, likes to do crafts so I came up with this simple little craft that includes the Tootsie … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Conversation Hearts Object Lesson about God's Love

Who doesn’t love the sweet candy known as Conversation Hearts? I know I do! It’s so much fun reading those loving and sometimes humorous messages before popping those candies in your mouth. Since they are so popular around Valentine’s Day, why not use them as an object lesson? That’s what I plan to do. Here is my idea. What you’ll … More Children’s Ministry Resources

February Bible Reading Calendar

This is a calendar to help your students get familiar with some of the many Bible verses that are about love. Valentine’s Day is in February and I thought it would be great to have the kids learn about the love of God as well as practice their Bible reading skills in the process. Click on the preview above to … More Children’s Ministry Resources

1 Corinthians 13:4-8a Song for Children

Here is a little song that is sung to the tune of “Jesus Loves Me”. It goes through the verses of 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a and will help your kids learn what love is about. I kept the chorus from “Jesus Loves Me” since it goes so well with the love chapter. Enjoy! 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8a (to the tune of … More Children’s Ministry Resources

A Heart for Service…Re-Directing Valentines Values

4 Valentine's Day Games for Kids (Simple Party Ideas)

As adults, we tend to approach the Hallmark holiday of hearts with mixed emotions, depending perhaps upon age, gender, relationship status, or past experiences…for kids, Valentine’s Day bears connotations of fun cards and plenty of extra sugar consumption. There is nothing necessarily wrong with all of this, of course…but why not re-direct the focus of the holiday? Rather than romantic … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Craft Alert! Mail a Hug for Valentine’s Day

Craft Alert! Mail a Hug for Valentine’s Day This Valentine’s Day craft is so easy, you’ll be wondering why you haven’t made it before. Full disclosure here: I took a great idea that I saw somewhere else and tweaked it to make it more specific for Valentine’s Day. It’s the ideal craft for kids who have loved ones like grandparents … More Children’s Ministry Resources

John 3:16-17 Decoding Bible Verses Worksheet

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the verses that seem to stick out around this time of the year is John 3:16-17. I wanted my kids to be able to have fun while working on learning these verses. Some of my kids already know them, while others don’t. That’s why this worksheet works for all of your students. … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Printable Bible Verse Valentine Cards

Christian Valentine for Children Printable

Download these free Scripture based Valentine’s cards for children. They are a perfect way to share what the Bible says about Love kids this February 14th. If you need more ideas, don’t miss our longer list of Valentine’s Day Bible Verses for Children and Valentines day coloring pages. I wanted to be able to give my students a valentine that … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Bible Puzzle "Love Maze"

Work the maze and learn some words from 1 Corinthians 13 that describe love. Click on the preview above for the printable PDF document. This is part of a series called Bible Puzzle with a variety of different puzzles. Besides pencils, some need Bibles, crayons, and/or scissors and glue. Some are easier or harder than others.

Valentine Photo Booth Ideas for Kids

No matter how carefully I plan, I nearly always have some extra time left in my kids’ church, even after the lesson components. As Pastor Bill Wilson once said, “If you don’t put on a program for your kids, they’ll put one on for you.” The idea of “free time” in class is great but even these social opportunities need … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Valentine's Day Bulletin Board Idea for Church

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday to teach our kids about the true meaning of love. The world wants them to think love is this superficial, conditional type feeling that we should be striving to have on Valentine’s Day so that we can get a box of chocolates. Well, that’s not what God says about love. There are so many … More Children’s Ministry Resources

4 Valentine's Day Games for Kids (Simple Party Ideas)

4 Valentine's Day Games for Kids (Simple Party Ideas)

We serve a God who loves the entire world so it makes sense to celebrate Him on Valentine’s Day. Besides sugar-laden treats, heart crafts and passing out Valentine cards, you’ll probably need a few games for your children’s ministry parties. With a few supplies and some preparation, you can offer these exciting four games to your kids. (Prepping for these … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Valentine Outreach Ideas for Kids

Are you always looking for ways to keep kids involved in outreach ministry? Want some ideas for teaching your group about servanthood? Evangelism is a big part of what my local church’s mission statement but finding activities kids can participate in is challenging at times. Especially when parents can’t bring them or stay with them. Still, at least once a … More Children’s Ministry Resources

Valentine's Banquet for Kids Church

If you’ve never considered hosting a Valentine’s banquet in kids’ church, perhaps you should! It is the perfect holiday for putting the focus on God’s love for us individually. Your children will be inundated with advertisements and television about finding love, being in love and falling in love. Help parents and grandparents teach their children that perfect love comes from … More Children’s Ministry Resources